East Ballarat Football Club

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East Ballarat
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Full nameEast Ballarat Football Club
Nickname(s)Bulldogs
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Founded1885
Dissolved2001;18 years ago (2001) (merged with Golden Point to form the East Point FC)
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Competition Ballarat Football League
Premierships6 (1949, 1950, 1964, 1989, 1990, 1993)
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The East Ballarat Football Club was an Australian rules football club which competed in the Ballarat Football League. [1]

Australian rules football Contact sport invented in Melbourne

Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground. Points are scored by kicking the oval-shaped ball between goal posts or between behind posts.

Ballarat Football League

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First formed in 1885 the club remained a junior club in their district, their senior club being Ballarat Imperial Football Club.

The Ballarat Imperial Football Club was an Australian rules football club which formerly competed in the Ballarat Football League. The club was one of the most successful teams in the league, winning 17 premierships until it was dissolved in 1955.

The upheaval of the 1930s in which the Ballarat competition merged with the Wimmera league for three years resulted with the dissolving of the Imperial. Reformed during the WWII the club in 1944 was promoted to the top level BFL competition. They won six premierships in 1949, 1950, 1964, 1989, 1990 & 1993.

They merged with Golden Point in 2001 to form the East Point Football Club. [2]

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References

  1. "East Point". Full Points Footy.
  2. The Age ,"Woofer see the Point of it all", 7 August 2006, Martin Blake